|Counterbalance. - Chintan / WITNESS|
Every day, tens of thousands of waste pickers and waste recyclers in Delhi earn their income from collecting, selling, and recycling trash. Their work, measured to be highly efficient, has not only been undervalued but even marginalized with the introduction of large private companies. This is the true story of two municipalities in Delhi: one that has incorporated the work of the waste recyclers as part of the formal waste system, while the other has taken another direction.RT: 14:14 (English v...
Keywords: Community Organizing; Garbage; Informal Sector; Labor/Employment; Sanitation; Wastepickers; India; Delhi; Asia